Tom Wyant
and 1 contributors

TITLE

votable - Download SIMBAD data in votable format

SYNOPSIS

 votable Arcturus >arcturus.vo
 votable -help

OPTIONS

-dumper

This option causes the result to be parsed, and displayed by Data::Dumper.

-help

This option displays documentation and then exits.

-json

This option causes the result to be parsed, and displayed by JSON.

-url_query

This option causes SIMBAD to be queried using a URL query rather than a SOAP query.

-version

This option displays the version and then exits.

-yaml

This option causes the result to be parsed, and displayed by YAML.

DETAILS

This script takes as its arguments the names of objects to be looked up in the SIMBAD database and returned in votable format. The return is printed to standard out, possibly after parsing.

AUTHOR

Thomas R. Wyant, III wyant at cpan dot org

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2006, 2008, 2010-2014 by Thomas R. Wyant, III

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl 5.10.0. For more details, see the full text of the licenses in the directory LICENSES.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but without any warranty; without even the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

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